Usage in Healthcare Reporting

Market Baskets
Use Medicare utilization statistics to compare volumes and pricing for particular services.
Financial Health
Use income statements and balance sheets to compare financial health among hospitals, examine trends during recent years, or gauge the effects of regulatory change.
Market Share
Use Medicare patient origin statistics to examine individual hospital admissions from various geographic areas.
Key Indicators
Examine nursing levels, labor costs, financial statistics, etc. for a particular hospital or to make comparisons among hospitals.